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Arthur CUSD hires new grade school principal at special board meeting

On Thursday, May 6 the Arthur School board held a special meeting at 6:00 p.m. relating to personnel. Andrew Peralta was hired by the board and received a 3-year contract as the new Arthur Grade School Principal. He will be replacing current Arthur Grade School Principal Sage Hale who resigned at the March 18 school…

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Memorial Day Breakfast, Services in Atwood May 31

By Doris Elmore Staff Writer The Men’s Fellowship of the United Church of Atwood, 210 N. Main St., will host a Memorial Day breakfast on Monday, May 31, from 8:30-10 a.m. in the church fellowship hall. The breakfast is open to the public and the cost is by donation. Proceeds will be given to the…

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Cerro Gordo Village Board Meets and Discusses New Possible Board President

By CHRISTY JANKOWSKY Staff Writer During the April Municipal elections, no one ran for Mayor. Two new trustees were elected: Nick Hyde and Penny Snokes, but the board is once again without an elected Mayor. During the next meeting they will choose a temporary interim board President. Trustee Jim Henderson was approached by current Board…

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Handley Honored.

Handley Honored. The Cerro Gordo American Legion Post #117 honored Kenneth “Wayne” Handley, Jr for his 50 years of membership on Thursday, March 18 at their regular meeting. Post Commander Garry Zachary is pictured presenting Handley with his certificate. Wayne was one of the first to be a part of the Selective Service lottery to…

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Douglas County Farm Bureau donates books to area libraries

Pictured is Marsha Burgener, director Atwood-Hammond Public library and Ericka Crist, Douglas County ag literacy coordinator. In recognition of March being National Agriculture month, the Douglas County Farm Bureau recently donated three books to area and school libraries. “Lincoln Clears a Path”, written by Peggy Thomas and illustrated by Stacy Innerst reflects upon the actions…

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Teacher Appreciation Week.

Teacher Appreciation Week. To honor and recognize the teachers and staff of our schools the District #305 Education Foundation delivered doughnuts from Yoder’s Kitchen to Arthur Grade School, Atwood-Hammond Grade School, Lovington Grade School and Arthur Lovington Atwood Hammond High School on Thursday, May 6 for Teacher Appreciation Week. Pictured are Marty Yeakel, Danny Powell…

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Regional Office Of Education #11 Recognition Of Excellence Award

The Regional Office of Education #11 is pleased to announce the 2021 2nd Annual ROE #11 Recognition of Excellence Award Recipients. The Regional Office of Education #11 requested nominations from each school district within the region seeking to highlight a pre-kindergarten through grade 12 educator who has modeled excellence in education. Nominees included exceptionally skillful…

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Arthur School Board Officers Elected

The Arthur school board voted unanimously April 29 to keep the same slate of officers for the next two years. That includes Beth Wiley as president, Monica Green as vice-president and Kristie Mechling as secretary. Three incumbents were re-elected to four-year terms April 6: Kristie Mechling, Ryan Nettles and Suszie Berkich. The board also voted…

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